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They Invented What? (No. 224)

Posted in General Commentary by Jake Ward on February 14, 2020

JW Note: Wishing our readers a Happy Valentine’s Day 2020!

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U.S. Patent No. 6,473,908:Garment having a buttocks cleavage revealing feature.

JW Note:  Wishing our readers a Happy Valentine’s Day 2013!

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Having fully described the invention in such clear and concise terms as to enable those skilled in the art to understand and practice the same, the invention claimed is:

1. Apparatus comprising: a garment having a buttocks covering portion; and a buttocks cleavage-revealing portion disposed at the buttocks covering portion for revealing an upper portion of a cleavage of a buttocks, the buttocks cleavage revealing portion comprises an opening extending a distance sufficient to reveal only the upper portion of the cleavage.

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They Invented What? (No. 128)

Posted in General Commentary by Jake Ward on February 14, 2020

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U.S. Pat. No. 5,182,857:  Shaving apparatus.

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What is claimed is:

1. A shaving apparatus comprising a housing (10) and a shear plate (11) with a hair entry slot (24) wherein inside the housing (10) there is provided a device (12) for generating a laser beam (13) which acts as a cutting means and which impinges on the inner side of the shear plate (11) in the proximity of the entry slot (24) where it acts upon and severs the hair, said laser beam (13) impinging on said shear plate (11) and being reflected along the entry slot (24) in a reflecting zone of incidence (23) on the shear plate (11).

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